Brewer, Fred B., Jr.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Fred B. Brewer Jr., Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., died on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 in a local hospital. 

He was a longtime resident of Fort Oglethorpe and was retired from W.R. Grace Company as the warehouse supervisor.  Mr. Brewer served honorably in the U.S. Army for three years during the Korean Conflict and Occupation of Germany, receiving the Defense Medals and the occupation of Germany medals among others.  He attended Chattanooga schools, graduated from Kirkman Tech., and attended Chattanooga State after the war.  Mr. Brewer was a longtime member of Westside Baptist Church where he was a member of the Auditorium and Carl Edmondson Sunday School Class.  He held many positions with the church.  He was a disabled veteran and a life member of the Disabled American Veterans.  Mr. Brewer was a member of the American Legion and worked for DAV at the V.A. Center in Chattanooga after he retirped.  He built golf clubs for Arnold Palmer personally for 13 years and was his General Foreman for the Arnold Palmer Company.

He was married to the love of his life that he knew since junior high school, Nellie Joyce Childress Brewer for 56 years.  Other survivors include children, Tina Joyce (Gary) Jennings, Molly Malinda (Robert) Treacy and Michael Glen (Sally) Brewer; grandchildren, Tara (Brian) Benvie, Amanda Jennings, and Hayden Brewer; step-grandson, Jason (Sherry) Jennings; great-granddaughter, Ryleigh Benvie; step-great-granddaughter, Annsley.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Gary Moore officiating. Interment will be in National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, P.O. Box 19269, Chattanooga, Tn. 37416.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort with the family and view the memorial tribute.

The family will receive friends form 9-10 a.m. on Friday, at Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.


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